Contains three publications by the Elgin Historical and Scientific Institute. The Court Houses of the Century 1800-1900 (1901). Record of the Celebration of the Centenary of the Talbot Settlement Held A.D. 1903 (1903). Reminiscences of Early Settlers and Other Records (1911)
Contains three stories related to Elgin County history by members of the Elgin Historical and Scientific Institute. The Country of the Neutrals by James Coyne, The Talbot Settlement by C.O Ermatinger, and The Development of the County of Elgin by K.W. McKay.
Full Title, Banquet under the auspices of the Elgin Historical Society and Scientific Institute: in commemoration of the one hundredth anniversary of the Talbot Settlement: Grand Central Hotel, St. Thomas, 21st May 1903